Georgia Thomson is actually a name that all Sky Sports news viewers associate with. An integral part of the Sky Sports Team at since 2001, she is an identity that one associates with major sports activities. From the US Open Tennis Championship to the A1 Grand Prix, the Grand Prix Masters, Speedway World Cup, Race of Champions and Americas Cup, this lady has been there to cover all major sporting events.
Georgia Thomson, popularly also known as Georgie Thompson, lives in Essex. Educated at Queenswood Boarding School, she displayed her interest in sports from a very young age. She took part in several international junior tennis championships representing England. She went on to learn Broadcast Journalism with the University of Leeds graduating in 1999. Before moving to Sky Sports in 2001, she worked to be a production assistant at GMTV.
A self confessed motor racing addict, Georgia attributes her attraction to fast cars and motor racing to her father who built the same passion which he had for cars into his daughter. She believes that A1Grand Prix has the potential to become as popular as the F1. However she also feels that it’s going to take some time for this to take place. With multiple channels available for viewing, it gets a whole lot tougher to nail viewers if things are not satisfactory enough. Hence she feels that given a little time and effort A1 GP has a chance of becoming as popular as the F1.
She defends the A1GP by saying that the competitiveness in A1GP is above anything else. Classifying it is actually as edge of your seat stuff, she says this is what motor racing is about.
Georgia Thomson considers herself to be a bit of a spender. Her investments are cautiously managed by her financial advisor who has a major say in deciding her investments. Her three bedroom terraced property in Chelsea cost 500,000. In the present day, the property is estimated at 800,000. Her love for property again goes back into her childhood. Her father profession that of a property developer, made sure that they moved several times, every time to a larger house or even to a renovation project. The transformations that each property underwent instilled in her the desire for climbing up the property ladder.
Apart from property, she has now begun considering other investment options such as pension funds and makes annual contributions to individual savings accounts. Healthcare is the one other aspect of investment that she has considered. She has invested in an extensive health insurance policy that covers all critical illnesses as there is a history of cancer in her family.
On a lighter note it her Mini Cooper convertible that she loves zipping around in. On the occasional warm and sunny day, she loves to drive around with the cars hood down and have the wind in her hair.
A successful anchorwoman, she’s had the privilege of interviewing several stalwarts in sports such as Ian Botham, Sven Goran, Tim Henman and Greg Rusedski.